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Philabundance is the region’s largest hunger relief organization, offering a full plate of services to Delaware Valley residents at risk of chronic hunger and malnutrition. Philabundance’s staff is filled with impassioned people dedicate to our mission.

Philabundance is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are interested in applying for a JOB, please submit your resume and cover letter through http://philabundance.appone.com.

If you are interested in applying for an INTERNSHIP, please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] or to the attention of HR Department, Philabundance, Philadelphia, PA 19148-7555.

Summary of Current positions open:

  • 3 Open Salaried Positions
  • 2 Open Hourly Positions
  • 2 Open Internship Opportunities

SALARIED POSITIONS

 

Job # FY15 – 00001

Position Title: Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Reports to: Executive Director

Supervises: Finance & IT Staff

Departments: Finance & IT

Status: Full-time, exempt, eligible for benefits

Position Summary:

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as an active member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) of Philabundance, providing operational and strategic leadership and oversight in matters pertaining to the financial sustainability of the organization.  Within this role, the major responsibilities to be fulfilled are to plan, direct, and coordinate the activities relating to accounting, fiscal reporting, debt management, treasury functions including cash management, investments, banking relationships, business licensing administration, sales tax administration, real estate, data processing, risk management and insurance, purchasing, and warehousing.  This position oversees all company financial practices, including accounting department policies and procedures, preparation of budgets, development of financial reports and tax filings, and management of external/internal audit activities.  The Chief Financial Officer directs financial strategy, planning and forecasts, conferring with the Executive Director and the ELT as well as all department heads.   This position supervises the raising and investment of funds for business needs as well as the investments maintained in the organization’s 403(b) retirement plan.  Studies, analyzes and reports on trends, opportunities for expansion and projections of future company growth.  This is a senior leadership position, active in the development and implementation of Philabundance’s strategic plan as well as providing advisory guidance on both the larger operating and strategic activities of the organization.

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Ten years of experience in managing a medium to large finance department, including proven experience at a policy determination level.
  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance, with strong knowledge of GAAP and an understanding of non-profit accounting principles.
  • Master’s degree in business administration, public administration or a related field. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and sustaining effective working relationships with management, peers, and subordinates.
  • Experience working independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience working with senior management and Boards of Directors.
  • Experience with managing sophisticated accounting requirements in support of multi-organizational units.
  • Competency in financial reporting, both for individual organizational entities and consolidated reporting.
  • Experience managing a data processing function within an organization.
  • Experience with risk management and insurance.
  • Experience with purchasing and materials management.
  • Experience with real estate acquisition and real property management.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining multiple banking and financing relationships.
  • Strong proficiency with current financial and accounting computer applications.
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills.
  • Non-profit experience preferred.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities related to organizational operations dealing with financial reporting and accounting, banking relationships, real estate, purchasing and warehousing, risk management and insurance, cash management, business licensing, sales tax administration and collection, investments, and debt management.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs fiscal and management control functions.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports.
  • Oversees financial and accounting system controls and standards and ensures timely financial and statistical reports for management and/or Board use.
  • Directs the organization’s IT department (staff of 11), including responsibility for data base management, reporting, application development and business process documentation and improvement.
  • Directs the organization’s Finance department (staff of 4) including general ledger accounting, A/P, A/R, cash management, grant management and overall financial reporting.
  • Directs and coordinates Philabundance’s annual budget and forecasting activities.
  • Advises and makes recommendations to the Executive Director and the ELT regarding financial, IT and general business strategy matters.
  • Participates as a member of the Steering Committee in the planning, development, review and alignment of new projects, programs, facilities and investments considered by the organization with the strategic plan.
  • Directs and participates in management studies, and reports on complex financial analysis and organizational and administrative policies in order to support continuous operational process improvement.
  • Analyzes operations to evaluate performance of the organization in meeting objectives in order to determine potential cost reduction, improvements in program effectiveness or policy change.  Sets forth desired objectives, develops procedures, proposes changes in existing methods, makes recommendations and executes appropriate actions to correct deficiencies.
  • Reviews all organizational budgets and financial plans periodically to make recommendations for approval or to assess the efficiency of operations and the degree of achievement of financial goals.
  • Reviews and makes recommended changes to organizational contracts.
  • Manages Philabundance’s legal, audit, insurance, banking and other external relationships in support of organizational goals.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and direct activities related to organizational operations dealing with financial reporting and accounting, banking relationships, real estate, purchasing and warehousing, risk management and insurance, cash management, business licensing, sales tax administration and collection, investments, and debt management.
  • Plans, organizes, and directs fiscal and management control functions.
  • Responsible for the preparation of monthly and annual financial reports.
  • Oversees financial and accounting system controls and standards and ensures timely financial and statistical reports for management and/or Board use.
  • Directs the organization’s IT department (staff of 11), including responsibility for data base management, reporting, application development and business process documentation and improvement.
  • Directs the organization’s Finance department (staff of 4) including general ledger accounting, A/P, A/R, cash management, grant management and overall financial reporting.
  • Directs and coordinates Philabundance’s annual budget and forecasting activities.
  • Advises and makes recommendations to the Executive Director and the ELT regarding financial, IT and general business strategy matters.
  • Participates as a member of the Steering Committee in the planning, development, review and alignment of new projects, programs, facilities and investments considered by the organization with the strategic plan.
  • Directs and participates in management studies, and reports on complex financial analysis and organizational and administrative policies in order to support continuous operational process improvement.
  • Analyzes operations to evaluate performance of the organization in meeting objectives in order to determine potential cost reduction, improvements in program effectiveness or policy change.  Sets forth desired objectives, develops procedures, proposes changes in existing methods, makes recommendations and executes appropriate actions to correct deficiencies.
  • Reviews all organizational budgets and financial plans periodically to make recommendations for approval or to assess the efficiency of operations and the degree of achievement of financial goals.
  • Reviews and makes recommended changes to organizational contracts.
  • Manages Philabundance’s legal, audit, insurance, banking and other external relationships in support of organizational goals.

 

Job # FY15 – 00003

Position Title: Volunteer Coordinator

Location: Galloway

Reports to: Manager-Volunteers

Department: Development/Volunteers

Status: Full time, exempt, eligible for benefits

Hours: Tuesdays 12pm-8:30pm, Weds-Saturdays 8:00am-4:30pm; some additional nights and weekends during events.

Position Summary:

Under supervision of the Manager of Volunteers, schedule volunteers for all Philabundance direct service programs, Hunger Relief Center shifts, and special events (~3,000 volunteers per month). Provide daily orientation and management of volunteers at the Hunger Relief Center. Quickly re-evaluate changing logistics and make adjustments to ensure smooth flow of production and positive volunteer experience. Work with the Development Department to strategically advocate on behalf of Philabundance with current, potential, and new volunteers. Support Manager of Volunteers in the development of volunteer polices, recognition plans and other new initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience related to responsibilities
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience with volunteer management and/or program coordination
  • Preferred experience in a leadership or supervisory role
  • Ability to work Tuesday evenings and Saturday shifts
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); experience with volunteer or donor management software a plus

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Handle a high volume of calls and emails in a timely fashion, providing people with information about Philabundance and potential volunteer opportunities
  • Maintain volunteer schedule for all Philabundance programs and special events
  • Track volunteer data through volunteer management systems
  • Pull reports from volunteer and donor management systems as needed
  • Provide a safe, fun, and educational atmosphere in the Hunger Relief Center, including facilitating orientations for large groups of diverse volunteers (e.g. community service, corporate, youth groups, faith-based groups, etc.)
  • Assist in maintaining cleanliness of on-site volunteer areas
  • Work closely with all Philabundance departments to understand organizational needs and the ways volunteers can support overall organizational capacity
  • Receive food and fund donations made during volunteer shifts
  • Plan and execute volunteer recognition events
  • Represent Philabundance at external volunteer recruitment events

Job # FY15 – 00002

Position Title:Digital Media Coordinator

Primary Location:  Galloway

Reports to: Sr. Manager of Communications, Development

Department:  Development

Status: Full-time, exempt, eligible for benefits

Position Summary                                                                                                

In support of the organization’s mission, the Digital Media Coordinator will help set the online and social media strategy for Philabundance and will be responsible for executing and managing all related initiatives.  The Digital Media Coordinator will maintain website content, communicate with constituents via social media, monitor SEO/SEM, coordinate digital advertising and manage all e-solicitations and e-newsletters.  (S)he will play an integral role in implementing a dynamic online fundraising and digital marketing strategy designed to increase web traffic, social media engagement and online donations.

 Qualifications and Experience:

  • Four-year college degree, emphasis in Marketing a plus
  • 2 years of experience working in fundraising or marketing, preferably in a non-profit setting
  • Proficient in WordPress CMS
  • Expertise in  Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, Microsoft Power Point, Publisher and Photoshop; basic knowledge of HTML /CSS
  • Well-versed in social network marketing across all platforms
  • Knowledge of web concepts and fundamentals
  • Experience with print and website design
  • Photography and video editing experience
  • Familiarity with Convio (Luminate), Constant Contact or other online marketing tools a plus.
  • An understanding of relevant analytics including Google, Facebook and Twitter Insights.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Ensure brand consistency across all platforms
  • Update, edit  and proofread website content
  • Manage URL’s, links and website navigation
  • Monitor functional areas of the website relating to fundraising and virtual food drive
  • In support of department’s financial goals, draft and schedule monthly e-solicitations; optimizing online fundraising  initiatives
  • Act as liaison with internal IT team as well as with external digital vendors
  • Coordinate SEO/SEM  activities and digital advertising plan
  • Working with Sr. Manager, create content, maintain schedule and monitor activity for all Twitter and Facebook posts
  • Develop innovative ways to engage internal and external audiences
  • Identify opportunities for improving user experience and engagement on website and social media
  • Set goals and benchmarks; compile monthly analytics across all digital platforms
  • Create short videos and edit  content for use on YouTube, Facebook and the website
  • Manage and maintain lists as they relate to online marketing and fundraising
  • Oversee monthly Google Grant
  • Maintain photo and video library

 

 

 

Job #168

Position Title: Manager – Development Services/Raiser’s Edge

Primary Location: Galloway

Reports to: Director of Development (Development)

Department: Development

Status:  Full-time, Exempt, eligible for benefits

Position Summary

To be successful in this role, theManager – Development Services must have in depth knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, nonprofit business operations and needs – such as financial methodologies (ROI, operational vs. capital costs, etc.), fundraising, donor and prospect management and gift entry protocols.  Manager is responsible for applying all that information to ensure data integrity to achieve Philabundance’s fundraising goals.

Responsibilities include: overall management of the fundraising database and integrated systems, including e-commerce, volunteer and food acquisition; data quality and application management; data transmission; fundraising reporting and queries; database user training and support; and fundraising business intelligence analysis.  Manager will also supervise Gift Processing staff, ensuring accuracy of data entry, adherence to best practices and maintenance of gift acknowledgement process.

Manager is responsible for providing leadership in strategically improving processes and procedures with a focus on communication and collaboration to achieve departmental goals.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience Donor Data management
  • Three years of Donor Data management with Raiser’s Edge specifically.
  • Expertise developing and writing reports in Excel, SQL and Crystal Reports.
  • Proficiency creating queries.
  • Experience with fundraising software including Convio and Omatic products.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Strong understanding of fundraising, donor & prospect management and marketing practices; as well as gift processing and financial processes.
  • Excellent data analysis skills and their application in marketing/fundraising
  • Experience in training staff, preferably on Raiser’s Edge Experience
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills in developing and sustaining effective working relationships with management, peers and subordinates
  • Database query and reporting expertise (SQL)
  • Ideally the Raiser’s Edge – Project Manager will have technical expertise in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and proficiency in understanding Systems Architecture issues.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, such as Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • PMI certification preferred

Specific responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage Raiser’s Edge database structure, processes, guidelines, and data dictionary for use of, and interaction with, the database to ensure data integrity, ease of use, and accuracy of extracted data.
  • Perform all donor database administration and supervisory functions, including database maintenance, security set-up, duplicate record merging, clean-up tasks, and quality control audits. Coordinate NCOA updates, software and hardware upgrades, and other projects with IT Department. Work with IT and outside vendors to troubleshoot network and software issues.
  • Manage scheduled data imports and exports ensuring timely and accurate data transmittals to and from Raiser’s Edge.
  • Create, generate and distribute financial, analytical, statistical, and demographic reports; mailing lists, recognition lists, and other data extractions as requested by organization staff.
  • Create and update Business Process documentation with respect to the Donor and Donation processes.
  • Work to increase integration with other business critical databases, establishing the donor database as central information source.
  • Design and generate customized reporting and establish automated processes as necessary.
  • Provide training on how to use the database to its best potential and technical support to all donor database users.
  • Manage upstream/downstream operations that impact Raiser’s Edge (Website donations, telephone donations, reporting out of the GL, etc.).
  • Collaborate with fundraisers in the prospect research and moves management activities of the Development Department, including the generation of donor and prospect profiles, as well as reporting on cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities.
  • Work with Finance to reconcile gifts, provide transaction information and reports, troubleshoot issues and, when required, reevaluate procedures and systems to improve gift tracking, reconciliation, and reporting.
  • Lead cross-departmental project team working sessions to define the existing Business Process and needs as well as the desired process.  Translate the needs into Business Process documentation.
  • Plan, organize, and direct projects with respect to implementing Business Process changes within the Raiser’s Edge as well as IT Systems implementations in support of the process changes.
  • Direct activities of both the Business Process owners and the IT development teams in order to meet project milestones.
  • Pursuant to financial regulations and non-profit best practices, document and maintain the RE policies and procedures manual.
  • Actively participate in organizational and departmental events and activities.

 

 

 

Job # 159

Position Title: Database Analyst/Application Developer

Reports to: Director – IT/MIS

Primary Locations: Berks/Galloway

Department: IT/MIS

Status: Full-time, exempt, eligible for benefits

Position Summary:
The Database Analyst works closely with the Director – IT/MIS and the IT/MIS team to support the Business Process functions within Philabundance. The Database Analyst will be responsible for support and maintenance of all related database applications, including our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) application, Navision/CERES software, as well as applications and business processes supported in Microsoft CRM and other in house built applications. Much of the Database Analyst time will be spent on Business Process Improvement activities as they related to Systems Maintenance and Development, including change/release management, end user training and second-level support of these applications.

Competencies:

  • Ability to provide direction and training
  • Ability to provide suggestions for long range goals and objectives
  • High energy, strong sense of initiative, creative problem solving, good communication skills and flexibility
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, a need to work on multiple projects in parallel

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of experience in Information Technology roles
  • Prior experience in developing reports with third party reporting tools, i.e. SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Prior experience in developing small to mid-sized applications Knowledge of financial or ERP software systems preferred
  • Knowledge of programming and development of workflow enabled applications (Microsoft CRM) preferred
  • Experience with SQL databases
  • Demonstrated proficiency in developing and sustaining effective working relationships with management, peers and subordinates
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

Essential Job Functions:

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements
  • Programming — writing computer programs for various purposes
  • Troubleshooting — determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it
  • Complex Problem Solving — identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Systems Analysis — determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes
  • Operations Analysis — analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design
  • Critical Thinking — using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Active Listening — giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

 


HOURLY POSITIONS

 

Job # 173

Position Title:CDL Truck Driver (2 Openings)

Reports to: Transportation Manager

Primary Location: Galloway

Department: Transportation

Status: Full-time, non-exempt, eligible for benefits

Position Summary:

A Philabundance driver carries out the primary operation of the organization – efficiently picking up and delivering donated surplus, prepared and perishable foods, in the Philadelphia region.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently within a defined operating system
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • High energy level, strong sense of initiative, creative problem solving, flexibility, discretion
  • Be able to work cooperatively in a diverse work environment
  • Bend, stoop, crouch, climb, stand, sit, walk, and turn/pivot throughout an 8 hour shift, 5 days a week
  • Lift /lower, push, pull, and carry at least 60 pounds at a time throughout an 8-hour shift
  • Lift packages to heights above shoulder and lower to foot level
  • Operate standard transmission
  • Operate pallet jack, both manual and power, and ride jack to load/ unload trucks
  • Reach, grasp, and maintain control of items and materials used to perform activities associated with delivering and picking up packages
  • See, hear and speak with sufficient capability to perform assigned tasks and maintain proper job safety conditions and communication with the public
  • Maintain an acceptable work pace
  • Work in an environment that will contain:  variable temperatures and humidity, outside weather conditions, exposure to noise, dust/dirt, confined work areas
  • Demonstrate cognitive ability to:  follow directions and routines, work independently with appropriate judgment, exhibit spatial awareness, read words and numbers, concentrate, memorize, recall, identify logical connections and determine sequence of response, process up to 2-3 steps ahead
  • Must meet all of the applicable requirements as specified by the DOT

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • CDL class B or A license required
  • Two years minimum experience driving a straight truck
  • U.S. Department of Transportation certification required
  • Clean driving record
  • Knowledge of the Greater Philadelphia region
  • Strong map-reading skills


 


INTERNSHIPS

 

Position Title: IT/MIS Intern: Application Developer
Location: Berks
Reports to: Director of IT/MIS
Department: IT/MIS
Status: Intern/unpaid
Position Summary: The intern will be an integral part of the IT/MIS team. The intern will work as an Application Developer designing and building applications to streamline data management operations and assist with business decision making. The intern will work closely with the IT and MIS teams to design create and deploy the application(s). The intern will not be expected to be a subject matter expert, and will be provided with close guidance with respect to business process change management, application design, database structure design and business rules implementation.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Engineering or CompSci student
  • 2 + years college education
  • At least 1 semester of a programming language (any)
  • A desire to learn more about
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Logistics
  • Accounting
  • Application Development
  • Data Base design and analysis
  • Human Data interactions

Desired Skill Set

  • Data base structure and design
  • Visual Basic programming language exposure / experience
  • Business Process experience
  • Logistics experience
  • Accounting experience
  • TelCom and Network infrastructure experience
  • GIS / Mapping

Position Title: Community Kitchen (PCK) Intern
Location: Woodstock
Reports to: Program Coordinator
Department: Job Training
Status: Intern/unpaid
Position Summary: The PCK Intern will assist the Job Training team with daily operations including: student oversight, career development support, and program development responsibilities during the Summer/Fall 2012 Semester. A learning experience can be gained through modeling, observation, and direct work with our students.

*Please note that we are in North Philadelphia, blocks from Temple University. We are accessible by public transportation, with street and lot parking available as well.

Please send resume and cover letter to Candace Matthews-Bass at [email protected].

Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent communication including phone etiquette, presentation, and interpersonal skills in motivating individuals to achieve success.
  • Flexibility, discretion, and a sense of humor.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience working with low income populations preferred

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Periodic development of curriculum components: life skills, basic computer literacy, job readiness, and workplace ethics
  • Tutoring students in curriculum areas upon request
  • Career development support (mock interviewing, job postings, job seeker resources, employer research)
  • Shadowing one on one counseling sessions (with client consent)
  • Program promotions and recruitment assistance
  • Oversight of student employment resource area
  • Student file management

Qualifications & Experience

  • College student with human/social service-related major in third year of school or beyond
  • Candidates should be sensitive to circumstances related to low income individuals.
  • Strong level of professionalism
  • Computer skills:  Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, Microsoft Power Point